Phan Thiet is the capital of Binh Thuan province, on the coast in south-eastern Vietnam, where all government offices for the province are located. While most of the inhabitants live in the city center, the others live in the four wards, extending from Suoi Nuoc beach in the north-east to the Ke Ga lighthouse in the south-west.
Compared to Nha Trang, the density of resorts along the beaches of the city center in Phan Thiet is quite low, so when tourists leave their hotels, they step into the middle of the bustling daily life of a Vietnamese city. You can walk to many restaurants, museums and many destinations in there:
1- Mui Ne
Mui Ne has quite many beautiful and clean beaches. You can choose for yourself a place to be able to enjoy swimming, playing beach games, and relaxing, watching the immense sea in blue.
Where the rocky beach is longer than a mile to the sea to create a very majestic beauty. At the top is Ba Vang shrine, and the end of the beach is Mr Thach Long’s tomb.
2- Lau Ong Hoang
Lau Ong Hoang is a relic of sightseeing on one of the five most beautiful hills in Ba Na Phu Hai – Phan Thiet, France by the French Prince Ferdinand d’Orléans, Duke De Montpensier, grandson King Louis-Philippe I France has spent the amount of 82,000 dong Indochina to build a resort villa, but has now seriously degraded. This place is also associated with the short life of the famous poet Han Mac Tu. This place is also the place of the poet and his lover – Mong Cam. Han Mac Tu also left a lot of beautiful poems about the scene here.
In 1911, Duke De Montpensier traveled to Vietnam for hunting and tourism. Recognizing the landscape surrounding the hills surrounding Phan Thiet, he bought a 536 square meter plot of land, about 100 meters south of the Poshanu Tower to build the villa.
The villa was started construction on February 21, 1911 with 13 large rooms and many auxiliary facilities, such as basement generator, full year water tank. When completed, villas are considered the most modern works of Binh Thuan at that time. The name Lau Ong Hoang comes from the people’s call before the elegance of the French people living here. Lau Ong Hoang has a beautiful location, 105m above sea level, 7km from Phan Thiet city center on the Bai Na hill.
In July 1917, Duke De Montpensier sold the villa to a French hotelier named Prasetts. Later, King Bao Dai bought it again.
After the French colonialists returned to invade Vietnam in 1945, the French had built a system of posts with many bays to guard the whole area of Phan Thiet. Ong Hoang
3- Suoi Tien (Fairy stream)
This is known as the “Elysium” of the Mui Ne. Suoi Tien is a small stream of water next to the straw island with the beautiful stalactite stalactites due to the erosion of nature.
4- Sand dunes
Spread many kilometers from Binh Thuan to Ninh Thuan. The color of the iron mine blends with the color of the sand, giving it a beautiful and fancy color. Golden Sand Hill is also seen as the image of the nose Né. Pictures of golden sand hills like the wind by the erosion of the wind took away the thin sand layer above. Therefore, the golden sand hill is also known as “sand hill”.
5- Van Thuy Tu Palace
This is an interesting attraction in the nose of Ne. It houses tens of sets of Nguyen dynasty kings, including 10 sets of King Thien Trieu still preserved intact after more than 150 years. In addition, Van Thuy Tu still preserves the 140-year-old bronze bell. The bell was cast in Nham Thinh (1872). Moreover, the palace is also associated with beliefs such as worshiping the fish of the elephants of the fishermen who helped them overcome the challenges of the sea to bring back the fishing season.
6- Bau Trang, Sen pond
These are two freshwater lakes 18 km away from Rom Island between the sand dunes immense. White berry and lotus are also known by two different names, namely, he and her. Visiting white, you will have a chance to see the lotus mixed with the requirements of white sand looks beautiful. Bau sen is surrounded by pure white sand.
7- Cham Tower
Situated on Ba Na hill 7km from Phan Thiet city, Cham towers preserve intact relics from the old Kingdom of Champa. Tower Cham has extremely mysterious beauty with the essence of architecture and art of Cham people. This is a place that visitors cannot ignore when one has the opportunity to travel Mui Ne.
8- Ke Ga lighthouse
Not only the most ancient Southeast Asia, Ke Ga Lighthouse is also the highest lighthouse in the area with nearly 200 steps whirlpool total height to the top of the lamp is 35m. The oldest lighthouse in Southeast Asia in Binh Thuan
Not only the most ancient Southeast Asia, Ke Ga Lighthouse is also the highest lighthouse in the area with nearly 200 steps whirlpool total height to the top of the lamp is 35m.